Test Catalog


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Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

For questions or comments about this catalog please contact Dr. Janet Simons at janet.simons@providencehealth.bc.ca

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Test Name: D-Dimer Quantitative

Test Code: DDIM

Male Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y <500 ug/L FEU

Female Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y <500 ug/L FEU

Turn around time: Analyzed within 4 hours of receipt, 24/7. Available on a STAT basis.

Collection Container: Light Blue

Sample Type: Citrated Plasma

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Freeze. Send frozen on dry ice. Must arrive at SPH frozen. Thawed specimens will be rejected.

Method: Immunoturbidimetric, ACL TOP 700

Measurement uncertainty: 8%